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PBS
Nov 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
firing weapons into israel. in cairo, discussions are ongoing about cease-fire. jeremy our coverage from gaza. >> good morning, gaza. this was the wake-up call sent in by israel. growing up in gaza is not easy. not far away, is the rubble left by the israeli strike on sunday that killed 10 members of this family including four children and two neighbors. they are looking for the remains of a teenage girl missing and presumed dead. this man is a relative of the dead. >> sad, may be strong. >> street are getting tougher, more solid. when they tell the parents of a boy, he will grow up for revenge. >> during the last of years, the conflict has been overshadowed by dramatic changes elsewhere in the middle east. the differences between the two sides got sharper. what makes this crisis difficult and dangerous is it is happening in a region more unstable than at any time since the 1950's. hamas released videos of rocket launches. the events of the last few weeks have silenced those who said they had forgotten how to fight israel. he said a land invasion be a political disaster for israel's
WHUT
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
indeed. kevin connolly in cairo. the spokes person for the israeli defense force joins us live from tel aviv. thanks for being with us. what's your reaction to the fact more rockets appeared to have been fired at tel aviv? it shows the palestinian militants in gaza have longer- range rockets. >> of far, they have not managed to really target tel aviv according to my initial investigation. rockets did not hit the ground in tel aviv as of yet. we were aware they have these capabilities. this is why we targeted their the groundd -- on th fire fight. they have a rocket destined to read tel aviv. >> how long will the military offensive in gaza continue? reservists have been drafted in. is that the precursor to a ground operation? >> the operation will continue as long as we reach our goal. the main goal of the operation is to defend nearly 3 million israelis currently under this immediate rocket danger from gaza launched by hamas and other terrorist organizations. this is what all options are still on the table, including a ground operation. we are currently assessing our next steps and
WHUT
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
his way to cairo to seek recognition there and it is quite possible that the new coalition would be given seats at the arab league that had been taken away from the real name. as promised as part of the deal from america -- the unification of the opposition forces. how effective it will be will be a larger measure in the hands of the western powers and their regional allies. how much aid they give it. >> jim, thanks very much for joining me. got some news coming through regarding -- the radical cleric. a ruling on whether he can be deported to jordan where he has been accused of plotting bomb attacks has been given and this has been -- his appeal against deportation to jordan has been allowed. the european court of human rights previously blocked the deportation saying there was a real risk that evidence obtained by torture would have been used against him. the british government said it did receive assurances from jordan that he would get a fair trial. but of course, that was disputed by abu qatada's lawyers. as we get more, we will bring it to you. a look at some of the other stor
PBS
Nov 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
public television in america and around the globe. tonight cairo has become the focus point for protest. tens of thousands gathered to have their voices heard. days after muhammed morsi granted himself powers, his opponents are calling on him to reverse course. there is little signs the standoff is breaking. >> of the march back to tahir square . this is a rally of lawyers. for many, it is the first time they have joined a demonstration. they strongly oppose the edict no courts can touch him. >> he is a dictator. we have created somebody more than hosni mubarak. >> the president tried to appease judges, some of his strongest critics. in a five hour meeting, he told them his new powers would be limited. but they were not satisfied. on the edge of the square, the clashes began release today. protesters in threw sticks at the u.s. embassy. the police responded with tear gas. hear, the casualty toll is widening. these protesters are furious with the president. many fear he wants to turn the country in to listen now -- into an islamic state. some of them are kids looking for a fight.
PBS
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
from judicial review. but on the street, thousands gathered in cairo for the funeral of an activist who died during clashes last week. more protests were planned for tuesday. late today, however, the muslim brotherhood decided to postpone its rally saying that it wanted to support the president after an outbreak of violence. joining me now is a local supporter of the revolution that removed the president in art -- remove president mubarak from power. m do you mursi is trying to -- do you i is tryingdent murss to hijack the revolution? >> he forgets that this is not about the muslim brotherhood. if it were not for the power grab, we would have been out on the street saying exactly what we said today. the revolution calls for dignity, liberty and social justice. the revolution does not call for a new dictator in making, which is exactly what muhammed mursi is trying to do. >> what about the argument that he is acting like a strong man to protect the constitutional process from judges that he work, after all, appointed by president mubarak. >> we do have a corrupt judiciary. we did hav
PBS
Nov 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
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PBS
Nov 23, 2012 4:00pm PST
powers. there were protests across the country. in cairo, the crowds flooded back to tahrir square, where last year they celebrated the ousting of hosni mubarak. now they say the new president has become even more of the dictator with an edict saying the courts cannot challenge him. >> he is taking more power than mubarak. >> it was only days ago that the president was basking in the world and american approval as he helped mediate the gaza ceasefire. now washington has expressed its concern about the president's latest edict. the president came out to tell his supporters that he was only acting to defend the revolution. >> i feel you. i feel the heartbeat of the people and understand what the egyptian people want. >> for president morsi, this is a huge political gamble. his supporters love it, but has he overplayed his hand? >> we need him to take the power to the revolution, not to the mubarak system. >> the government has added fuel to a weeklong demonstration and violent confrontation. these protesters are angry that police who attacked previous protests have not been brought t
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